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Lyle chipping away at total needed to keep card
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Through two events, Jarrod Lyle is chipping away at the grand total he needs to reach if he’s going stay on the PGA Tour. Lyle, who left the Tour in 2012 to battle and for the second time in his life defeat leukemia, is playing on a medical exemption in the hopes of earning enough […]

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Poulter: European players have lost respect for Faldo
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It appears that Ian Poulter’s new autobiography required a few last-minute edits. Poulter said in his new book, “No Limits”, that the European Ryder Cup team is furious with Nick Faldo and that many of the players have lost respect for him after he called Garcia “useless” during the 2008 Ryder Cup. “Sergio puts a brave face […]

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Ilonen knocks off Stenson to win World Match Play
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In the battle for Scandinavia, Mikko Ilonen won three holes around the turn to defeat top-seeded Henrik Stenson, 3 and 1, in Sunday’s scheduled 18-hole final at the Volvo World Match Play Championship. It was Ilonen’s fifth European Tour title, and the $829,000 first-place prize was nearly double the biggest payday of his career.  In […]

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81-year-old man records 4 aces in 33 days
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To say Dom DeBonis has had a run of good luck on the golf course would be the understatement of the year. The 81-year-old 14-handicapper recorded four aces in a span of 33 days, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, including three in three days while on a buddies trip to Myrtle Beach. Here’s the timeline […]

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Sports Briefing | Golf: Marcus Fraser Leads in Hong Kong
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Fraser of Australia shot a five-under-par 65 to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Hong Kong Open, his first tournament after an eight-month injury layoff.

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Sports Briefing | Golf: Joost Luiten Extends Unbeaten Run
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Luiten extended his unbeaten run in the World Match Play Championship, routing Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal, 6 and 5, in the quarterfinals in Ash, England.

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Reed, Dubuisson knocked out at World Match Play
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Two of the marquee names at the Volvo World Match Play are heading home. Patrick Reed lost to George Coetzee, 2 and 1, while Victor Dubuisson fell to Mikko Ilonen, 2 down. Reed also lost to Coetzee at the WGC Match Play in February. Coetzee will square off against Henrik Stenson in the semifinals Sunday […]

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Comin' in hot: Walker's bogey-free 62 in Las Vegas
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Jimmy Walker went ridiculously low on Moving Day in Las Vegas. He began the day eight shots off the lead, but posted a red-hot 62 that included nine birdies and no bogeys on the par-71 TPC Summerlin course. There’s still plenty of golf left to be played, but we might be looking at our 2014 […]

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Stevens out, McLaughlin in as Champions Tour president
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Mike Stevens will step down as president of the Champions Tour Jan. 1, the PGA Tour announced on Friday and Greg McLaughlin will assume Stevens’ duties. Stevens joined the Tour in 1997 and has served as Champions Tour president since June 2008. After 35 years in professional golf, the 56-year-old tendered his resignation to PGA […]

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Reed advances, GMac ousted at Volvo Match Play
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The final day of round-robin play at the Volvo World Match Play Championship saw the lone American advance to the knockout stage, while the defending champ was shown the door. Despite an opening loss to Jonas Blixt on Wednesday, Patrick Reed rallied to win his final two matches, including a 3-and-2 victory Friday over Jamie […]

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Video: Eagle flies off with man's golf ball
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Bears and kangaroos and eagles, oh my! Wildlife on the golf course is nothing new, but the phenomenon seems to be hitting an all-time high. Our latest example comes in the form of an eagle, flying off with a man’s ball that was sitting peacefully on the green. Wonder if anyone out there has mentioned […]

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